Shut Up And Dig

Learning to say goodbye—with pleasure

These hydrangeas, lilies, phlox, and so on used to be raspberry bushes. Death is  part of life, but this  fact is accepted with difficulty and nowhere more so than among gardeners. Perennials should be just that. Shrubs need to be ...
Crrritic

Weeds are for Eating!

Author’s intentional edible weed garden. Last month found me driving north through the Salinas Valley, a long, narrow lowland known to many as the “salad bowl of the world.” I was on my way to give a presentation on edible ...